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Becoming a Teacher, 11th edition

  • Forrest W. Parkay

Published by Pearson (February 7th 2019) - Copyright © 2020

11th edition

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Explore the world teaching today through first-person stories and in-depth coverage of current issues
With a bright and engaging writing style that enlists the voices of experts as well as novices, Becoming a Teacher explores what it means to be a professional teacher in today’s climate of accountability, high-stakes testing, and changing legislation.

Becoming a Teacher embraces and articulates the challenges of the field of education, outlining ways to be an agent of change in the profession; pinpointing meaningful uses of technology in the classroom; clarifying the realities of diversity in the classroom; and clearly outlining past, present, and future thoughts on curriculum, instruction, assessment, management, philosophy, and issues in education. The down-to-earth and straightforward approach provides students with the tools and information necessary to answer the question, “Is teaching for me?”

Fully revised, the 11th Edition includes increased emphasis on culturally responsive teaching; two new chapters that address curriculum, standards, and student learning (Ch. 11) and becoming a professional teacher (Ch. 13); a thoroughly revised chapter on integrating technology into teaching (Ch. 12); emphasis on teacher preparation and STEM; and expanded chapter coverage to address the most current trends and issues in teaching such as students of undocumented immigrant parents, adverse childhood experiences (ACE), and trauma-sensitive schools.

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0135167477 / 9780135167472 Becoming a Teacher Plus Revel -- Access Card Package
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  • 0134990552 / 9780134990552 Becoming a Teacher
  • 0135175062 / 9780135175064 Revel for Becoming a Teacher -- Access Card

Table of contents

  1. Teaching: Your Chosen Profession
  2. Today’s Teachers
  3. Today’s Schools
  4. Philosophical Foundations of U.S. Education
  5. Historical Foundations of U.S. Education
  6. Governance and Finance of U.S. Schools
  7. Ethical and Legal Issues in U.S. Education
  8. Today’s Students
  9. Addressing Learners’ Individual Needs
  10. Creating a Community of Learners
  11. Curriculum, Standards, Assessment, and Student Learning
  12. Integrating Technology into Teaching
  13. Your Teaching Future

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